Famous Deaths In 1542
Friday, 14 May 2021
Jan 10 In the year 1542 death of gerardus Noviomagus, [Gerrit Geldenhauer], Dutch theologist, die at 59
Feb 01 On this day in history death of girolamo Aleandro, Italian Catholic cardinal (b. 1480)
Feb 13 On this day in history death of catharine Howard, queen of England/5th wife of Henry VIII, beheaded
May 21 Hernando de Soto, dies while searching for gold, near Mississippi R in the year 1542.
Jun 19 Leo Jud[ae], Swiss pastor/church reformer died on this day in history.
Aug 24 Gasparo Contarini, Italian diplomat and cardinal (b. 1483) died in the year 1542.
Aug 29 Cristovão da Gama, Portuguese soldier (born c. 1516) died in the year 1542.
Sep 16 Diego de Almagro, Spanish captain-general of Peru, beheaded died in the year 1542.
Sep 21 Juan Boscán Almogáver, Spanish poet died in the year 1542.
Oct 06 On this day in history death of thomas Wyatt, English poet (b. 1503)
Oct 27 On this day in history abraham ben Avigdor, rabbi/author (commentary on Tur), dies
Dec 14 James, king of Scotland (1513-42), dies at 30 on this day in history.
Dec 28 Albert Pigge, [Pighius], Dutch theologist/astronomer, dies at about 52 on this day in history.